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[Africa, Zambia] JTI invests $12m in tobacco industry

THE world’s third largest tobacco company, Japan Tobacco International (JTI), has clearly found its niche in Zambia, four years after entering the market. Since it set up shop in Zambia in 2011, the company now has about 7,000 farmers under its out-growe
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Apr 21, 2016 19:23
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[Africa] Zambia: Tobacco to Be Priced in Kwacha

Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) board secretary Samson Muyembe confirmed in an interview yesterday that the Government had restricted the buying of the tobacco using the Kwacha. By yesterday, tobacco marketing was expected to be opened and strictly manage
All-Africa.com
added Apr 19, 2013 14:44
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Regulator asks tobacco buyers to explain decline in prices

THE country’s tobacco industry regulator told buyers and auction floors to explain why prices for the leaves have fallen for a second year as growers protest, a document from the regulator shows. Tobacco prices so far this selling season, which began Ma
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:50
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[Africa, Zambia] Revive Tobacco act-SILIYA

Minister of Agriculture Dora Siliya has called on the Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) to accelerate the process of reviewing the Tobacco ACT which was enacted in 1964...at the launch of the Tobacco Board of Zambia Strategic Plan for 2017 to 2021. Ms. S
Zambia National Broadcasting Cooperation (zm)
added Apr 1, 2017 17:04
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[Africa] Morocco to Increase Cigarettes Prices in January

a request has been submitted to the Ministry of General Affairs by the Moroccan company of tobacco (SMT), a subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco, in order to increase the prices of cigarette brands most consumed by Moroccan smokers.... The increase is due to
Morocco World News (ma)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:43
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[Africa] Egypt's President Raises Cigarette Tax

Egypt said Sunday it will raise the sales tax on both local and imported cigarettes as it confronts a major budget deficit. The decision announced by the presidency increases a flat tax by at least 7 cents for a pack of less expensive cigarettes. More e
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 22, 2015 16:19
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[Africa] Rwanda ranked least EAC country on death attributable to tobacco

Kigali: Research findings from the 2012 study indicate that, 7.5% of the Rwandan population are tobacco consumers a fact that ranks Rwanda the least tobacco consumer compared to other EAC countries ... The proportion of death attributable to tobacco vari
Rwanda News Agency (rw)
added Mar 29, 2013 14:39
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[Africa, Canada, Ireland, Nigeria] JEMIDE: National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

Ambrose Jemide, a security consultant, argues that stringent tobacco regulation has adverse implications for the security and economy of the nation…
Daily Independent (ng)
added Aug 27, 2014 22:00
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales hit 200m kg as revenue reaches $600m

TOBACCO sales have raked in $600 million for this season after the sale of over 200 million kg of the golden leaf, latest statistics have shown.
Newsday (zw)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:51
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[Africa, Kenya, Tanzania] Nairobi protests Dar demand on tobacco

Kenya complains that Tanzania demands that 75 per cent of the inputs into tobacco exports must be from the exporting state, contrary to the EAC Treaty. In the revised rules, the value threshold has been lowered from 35 per cent to 30 per cent on local im
East African Standard (ke)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:11
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